Gold companies shares up at the close of trading

Associated Press

Shares of some top gold companies were up at the close of trading:

Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.28 or 2.2 percent, to $12.80.

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Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose $.22 or 5.4 percent, to $4.32.

GoldCorp rose $.17 or .9 percent, to $19.18.

Newmont Mining Corp. rose $.61 or 2.4 percent, to $25.59.